[Bug 226299] Merge Review: pkgconfig

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Fri Feb 2 07:29:37 UTC 2007

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Summary: Merge Review: pkgconfig


------- Additional Comments From rc040203 at freenet.de  2007-02-02 02:29 EST -------
(In reply to comment #2)
> No objections here.
> The remark is of course moot, since pkgconfig does not support linking against
> an external glib, but I'll point out that you'd have some bootstrapping fun
with it,
> since glibs configure script uses pkgconfig nowadays.
I am well aware about the bootstrapping issue.

But this is nothing which can't be overcome:
1. Build incrementally (this is what glibc, the kernel and GCC do).
2. Make glib a drop in-package to pkgconfig (This is what GCC does with some of
its components)
3. Make building and using pkgconfig's glib an option to pkg-config.

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